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night they responded to a 911 call. police believe the caller was 60-year-old dale wilkerson. a man who had just stabbed his brother-in-law. after officers arrived to check on the stabbing victim, police say wilkerson came at them with a weapon. >> the man ended up attacking the officers with a hammer. prior to that he had cut his own brother-in-law. >> reporter: wilkerson was shot and killed by police after not following orders to put down the hammer. >> pulled it off the table at last meeting. incident curse where possibly a taser could have saved a life. >> reporter: it's unclear if the shooting will change the chief's position. some say it goes to show that the city needs to come up with more nonlethal options. >> in this situation, probably if a taser had been available it probably would have been used. >> with the tool interest the officers did what they had to do to defend themselves. >> reporter: the aclu did not comment directly but did say any officer-involved shooting that results in a fatality raises serious questions about what other techniques could have been employed. the
. police say they shot and killed 60-year-old dale wilkerson on wednesday night because he had a weapon. yesterday the police commissioner said wilkerson would still be alive if police used tasers instead. police chief greg suhr -- tonight's meeting is at 5:00 in downtown high school. >>> in over night news a man was hit and dragged by a freight train near oakland jack london scare. the engineer noticed a man laying near the tracks and began to break. the side of the train clipped the man and dragged him about half a block. >> he may have been laying down on the tracks prior to the train coming or next to the tracks prior to the train coming and didn't wake up until he got struck by the train. >> police also say the man may have been under the influence. he had major head injuries and was taken to the hospital in serious condition. union pacific is handling the investigation. >>> a dumpster fire at san francisco international airport is under information this morning. we want to show you a picture that sent to us by a viewer. he says he was walking out of terminal two just before 11:00
a ktvu channel 2 viewer led to his arrest. >>> the death of 60-year-old dale wilkerson is reigniting the debate of police using tasers. we first reported the case. wilkerson was suspected of stabbing his brother-in-law, and police say they shot and killed him because he came at them with a weapon while police were checking on the man. but others say wilkerson would still be alive if police were armed with tasers. >> in this situation, if the taser would have been available, the taser probably would have been used. >> reporter: just last week you may recall police suhr withdrew his request to arm some officers with tasers. >>> the santa clara county coroner has identified two women. thelma sherton died of smoke inhalation. another badly burned body was found after the body was put out that person's name has not yet been released and the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >>> in news of the world tonight, in pakistan the former president raced out of a courtroom in islamabad today before he could be arrested when his bail was revoked. he took refuge in his well secured hom
to his arrest. >>> the death of 60-year-old dale wilkerson is reigniting the debate of police using tasers. we first reported the case. wilkerson was suspected of stabbing his brother-in-law, and police say they shot and killed him because he came at them with a weapon while police were checking on the man. but others say wilkerson would still be alive if police were armed with tasers. >> in this situation, if the taser would have been available, the taser probably would have been used. >> reporter: just last week you may recall police suhr withdrew his request to arm some officers with tasers. >>> the santa clara county coroner has identified two women. thelma sherton died of smoke inhalation. another badly burned body was found after the body was put out that person's name has not yet been released and the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >>> in news of the world tonight, in pakistan the former president raced out of a courtroom in islamabad today before he could be arrested when his bail was revoked. he took refuge in his well secured home but was taken into custod
to a home on deharo street after 60-year-old dale wilkerson called 911 to say he stabbed his father-in- law. wilkerson said she stabbed him after he came at him with a hammer. >>> temperatures tonight mostly in the 50s. it's not going to be that cold tomorrow. yellows are 70s, lots of upper 70s and low 80s for your saturday. temperatures are going to start to climb up. i'll have the specific forecast for both saturday and sunday back here at 10:45. we'll see you then. >>> homes leveled, dozens still missing. what we're learning tonight about those killeded in a massive explosion in texas. >> i've been doing bomb disposal now for 37 years. >> from gathering intelligence to taking precautions. a bay area bomb expert tells us what investigators have to consider in a volatile situation. ♪ [ male announcer ] a car that can actually see like a human, using stereoscopic cameras. ♪ and even stop itself if it has to. ♪ the technology may be hard to imagine. but why you would want it... is not. the 2014 e-class. it doesn't just see the future. it is the future. >>> continuing coverage now of th
james wilkerson. wilkerson had been found guilty of aggravated assault against a civilian woman on a u.s. air base in italy. the higher ranking officer voided the ruling, released wilkerson from jail, reinstated him and assigned him to a post in arizona noting in a memo that the convicted rapist was, quote, a doting father and husband. yes, that really happened. victims rights advocates argue the move isn't nearly enough to combat the problem. according to the d.o.d. where there were an estimated 19,000 sexual assaults in 2010 and only 13% were reported. joining us in the guest spot now, the executive director and co-founder of service women's action network. she is a former marine captain and has testified before congress and advised the white house on the challenges faced by women in the military. thanks so much for joining us. >> thank you for having me. >> so hagel's move here is designed to address one aspect of the problem of rape in the military. this conversation has been really parked by a documentary which got a lot of attention called the invisible war. i wanted to play a sh
wilkerson on wednesday night because he had a weapon. now yesterday the police commissioner said wilkerson would still be alive if police had used tasers instead. police chief greg suhr recently withdrew his plan to arm officers with tasers after the public wanted to limit their potential use. tonight's meeting is at 5:00. >>> workers with two bay area garbage companies are striking to show support for their colleagues out in the midwest. the strike involves workers with republic services and allied waste. so far the strike has disrupted service in san jose, fremont, and union city. the strike began yesterday. it continues to today and people in those cities that have saturday service may also be effected. >>> time now just turning 6:51. sal is back. you and your crew the chopper you are busy. >> we are busy this morning. the newsroom is busy. obviously. what else is new? we have been looking at this crash here in hayward or near hayward on mission boulevard near cherry way and the cherry land neighborhood where a patrol car for the alameda county sheriff hit and killed a pedestrian, hurt
night with a hammer. 60-year-old dale wilkerson was shot and killed by police when they say he came at them with a tool. just minutes before, police say wilkerson had stabbed his brother-in-law multiple times. >>> in concord thieves used a hammer to smash jewelry cases at macy's in sun valley mall at 9 p.m. last night. police say the three men one with a gun, jumped the counter and started smashing the display. they got away with jewelry. their getaway car was found later in pleasant hill. no one was hurt. >>> trash services on hold for fremont residents again. it's part of a labor dispute that started in tennessee. workers walked off the job in memphis and workers here decided to extent the picket lines. a similar thing happened earlier this month. it's not clear when trash pickup will resume. >>> some big news tonight on california's high-speed rail plan. looks like the last legal hurdle has been cleared. a group representing central valley farmers has reached a settlement with the high-speed rail authority. the farmers had claimed the project failed to follow state environmental
was convicted by jury of sexual assault. the defendant, lieutenant generally wilkerson, i'm sorry, this is the man. wilkerson convicted in november after a female house guest accused him of sexually assaulting her. well, now, this three-star general reversed the jury's verdict and critics are calling this a case of the old-boy's network at work. and the ceo of concerned veterans for america and jay sekulow for the american center of law and justice. it doesn't happen this civilian court to have a jury reach a verdict and then have some commander step in and say, forget that jury verdict, i wasn't at trial, but i don't like this case, it smells wrong to me. i don't think this guy did it and that's what happened in this case. let me start with you, pete, the military guy. the military doesn't work the same as civilian courts and the reason for that. >> the pesky commander in charges of reviewing the cases under the the code of military justice. i would urge anyone to read the six-page report that he released. he thought long and hard about it, reviewed every document and came to the
wilkerson has been resigned to tucson, arizona where many members of kim hanks family live. they want him booted from the military and they want the general that overturned the conviction booted, as well. pete, they say extracted a promise from the military this guy would not be reassigned can kim or the family and promise has been violated. they are ticked off what the general did. they want him expelled from the military all totaling? >> that is probably not going to happen. the air force transferred him. it's very dispassionate, they positioned him in that location. they should have considered and thought through that before they took that step. in looking at this case, i have a lot of empathy for the woman who came forth and talked about this and truly feels she has been wronged and certainly military has perception issues with sexual assault. there is a a protocol through the justice that the commander went through. it's a confusing case. more confusing it really is. >> megyn: let me jump in because what she said she was at a party at wilkerson's house in italy, the wife was there as
. >>> joining us is colonel wilkerson, former chief of staff, currently professor of government at the college of william and mary. what was your reaction to watching the circumstance of the george w. bush rehabilitation reputation today? >> the biggest thing that hit me, because torture was the issue that made me go public in 2005 was when he stood in front of the library and said people will be able to come to this library and see we stayed true to our convictions. this at the same time a week ago the constitution project on detainee treatment released its report which answered two really big questions. did the united states torture? yes. resoundingly so. and did it originate the decision there for at the top level? vice president and president. yes, it did. i don't think that's something that represents my convictions and i hope to hell it doesn't represent the convictions of most americans. yet that's what he said the library was going to represent. >> what is the most important thing to having been inside the administration and watching these vaunted decisions unfold, what is the most imp
for success. that's bank of america. zimplt lieutenant colonel james wilkerson was sprung from a military prison last year. he pleated only four months of a year-long sentence for an aggravated sexual assault. how did the dangerous offender get out so soon? a fellow general dismissed his conviction. tossed it out completely. there was absolutely nothing illegal about that. because it turns out there's a strange little exception in military justice. it allows a commander to have some extraordinary powers that date back to the british empire. now that power may be crumbling. in a new push to overhaul the entire court-martial system. joining me now is steven raiser, a defense attorney and a former prosecutor and a judge advocate general, we all know now as a jag. i thought of you because the first thing i was trying to try my head around why it is something called a convening authority, which is essentially a commander, has such extraordinary power. why in the first place does that exist? >> well, he's tasked with the responsibility of creating an atmosphere of control and discipline in the
happened with lieutenant colonel james wilkerson. how was he able to change what happened to him? , to : this is authorized essentially grant clemency to include overturning the sentence. happen.ever seen it this is the first time that anybody i knew heard of this happening. i think the main criticism of this instance -- i heard by rumors that they received information that led them to elieve that perhaps the outcome had not been correct. but that is for the appellate system to deal with. system ifn appellate someone receives jail time. you have an automatic review. appeal to the can service judge advocate general who has the ability to overturn a conviction. was there a fraud perpetrated on the court? there are avenues that could have been taken and for whatever reason were not. maryland.y from caller: good morning. perhaps you could address to what extent any military members give up certain rights as a citizen, chest double jeopardy -- such as double jeopardy. guest: the service members cannot sue the military. you also have certain constitutional rights that are not given up
destruction turned out to be false. secretary of state powell's own chief of staff, colonel lawrence wilkerson, later said about his own participation in the deception at the united nations, he said, i participated in a hoax, a hoax on the american people, the international community and the united nations security council. iraq did not present a clear and present danger to the united states. secretary powell and his staff, they knew this. president bush, they knew this. vice president cheney, they knew this. but they wanted their war. and they deceived the united nations and scared the american public to justify their war of choice. i just -- i distinctly remember the day, in may, 2003, 10 years ago next week, when president bush stood on the deck of the u.s.s. abraham lincoln and proclaimed mission accomplished. of course the mission was far from accomplished. the war was to drag on for another eight years. now, president obama committed to ending the war during his campaign and he of course did as president. while the war in iraq is over, its legacy continues and the lessons still have yet
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